Joe Arpaio is a symbol of domestic terrorism

Ahead of Trump’s speech in Phoenix on Tuesday, there was much speculation that Trump would pardon Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of contempt of court for defying an order to stop his deputies from detaining people on suspicion of being undocumented. While he didn’t pardon Arpaio on Tuesday, Trump hinted during his speech [...]

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French intelligence texts jihadist by mistake, inadvertently warning of surveillance operation

A French intelligence agent sent a text message by mistake to the mobile phone of a jihadist, inadvertently warning him that he was under surveillance and undermining an investigation, it emerged on Friday. The target of the probe, described as an “Islamist preacher” based in the Paris area, immediately understood that his phone was being [...]

Third-Grader Handcuffed in School

This third-grader was shackled and crying out in pain for 15 minutes. He was restrained because of behavior related to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and a history of trauma. A member of the school's staff videotaped the incident. Students with disabilities represent 12 percent of public school students but are 75 percent of all students [...]

Leaked FBI Report Cites “Black Identity Extremists” as Terror Threat

An FBI counterterrorism unit secretly identified so-called black identity extremists as a violent threat, according to a leaked document obtained by Foreign Policy magazine. In the report, dated August 2017, the FBI’s Domestic Terrorism Analysis Unit writes, “The FBI assesses it is very likely Black Identity Extremist (BIE) perceptions of police brutality against African Americans [...]

Boston Police Protected Far-Right Rally-Goers, Clashed with Black Counterprotesters

“It’s unbelievable that this many police officers came here to protect them,” Ashley Lloyd said. “They’re not protecting us.” Lloyd, a Boston resident, expressed her frustration with the police after officers clashed with antiracist demonstrators over the weekend. A “free speech” rally in the city — which was tied to the “alt-right,” a conservative faction [...]